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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ASP.NET Vendors:   Microsoft
ASP.NET Lets Remote Users Bypass Authentication Failure Restrictions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041267
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8171   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 10 2018
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0, 1.1, 2.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ASP.NET. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

The system does not properly validate the number of incorrect login attempts. A remote user can attempt to login without restriction.

Martin Knafve reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass invalid login security controls to conduct brute force password guessing attacks on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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